CNN International video on anti-drug counterfeiting in Nigeria

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This short news clip from CNN International brings home the story of counterfeit drugs in developing countries and the efforts to stop them.¬†Interviews with Garba MacDonald of NAFDAC (Nigeria’s drug agency), Femi Soremekur of Biofem (distributor) demonstrating the Sproxil text authentication system, and Ashifi Gogo of Sproxil. The intro footage of fully armed (with what looks like Uzis) Nigerian police raiding an open air bazaar selling counterfeit drugs in baskets, like so much soap, and the candid talk of the ‘big money’ behind this,¬†says it all. The battle against counterfeit drugs